Whereas the Governor and Company of the English colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations, in New-England, in America, by an act passed at their session in February, 1764, incorporated certain persons … to found and endow a college, or university, in the said colony … : We therefore, the subscribers … promise … to pay, unto Job Bennett, Esq; treasurer of the corporation … the several sums affixed to our names …

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G1157 Broadsides 1770 No.6



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